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Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news. >> russia's orphans pay the price for a dispute between russia and americans. the gang rape that sparked outrage in india as the victims conditions deteriorate, the politicians look to restore order and offer support. how just 15 cigarettes in a lifetime can lead to cancer. welcome to "bbc world news." coming up, a little girl abducted by her father and taken to pakistan three years ago is now heading back to britain. also, the era of the third age on the silver screen. >> hello, thanks for being with us. russian president putin has signed a bill which bans americans from adopting russian children. the controversial move is said to be part of russia's retaliation against an american law that puts sanc
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Dec 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
try to avert the fiscal cliff. >>> the past year has been a record year for new york with less murders than any time than in the past 15 years. mayor michael bloomberg said there were just over 400 homicides in 2012, 100 less than in the previous year. one man knows a lot about that subject, new york city's deputy police commissioner, paul brown, who joins us live right now. mr. brown, congratulations. how have you done it? >> thank you, mainly through 35,000 men and women in uniform, but particularly through something called operation at attack where we send as many uniformed police officers as possible into areas where we have seen spikes and violence, particularly shootings. >> that sounds almost like a back to basics campaign. why was the decision taken to go in that direction? >> well, it started with mayor bloomberg and commissioner kelly coming into the office right after 9/11 with a deep downturn in the economy, less tax revenue. we lost 6000 police officers through attrition, we have 6000 fewer now than we had then. that forced us to take a look at how we deploy office
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Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> can u.s. politicians reached a deal to stop tax rises in spending cuts from damaging the american and the global economy? hillary clinton is being treated at this hospital in new york. she has a blood clot. there's concern over the health of the venezuelan president who has suffered complications after cancer surgery in cuba. walk into bbc world news. coming up, and look back at the british troops as they prepared handover to afghan forces. new zealand becomes the first major city to welcome 2013. time is running out for politicians in the united states to strike a deal to prevent the economy from going over the so- called fiscal cliff. that is when a package of automatic spending cuts and tax rises c
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Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> hello and welcome to "bbc world news." a very happy new year 2013. it is already a first of january were you are, this is the greek capital and they're celebrating going around the acropolis. various time zones are coming into the year 2013 and we will keep you up-to-date. not a lot to look at their in athens but we will show you the scene in capital across the next few hours on bbc. there is still a lot of work going on on capitol hill. president obama said a deal is in sight to stop america going over the so-called fiscal cliff. congress officials have said the house of representatives will not vote before midnight despite tense negotiations to get an agreement signed before midnig
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Dec 6, 2012 5:30pm EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting from washington, kathy kaye. egypt's president says his heart is heavy, but he promises there will be no return to the days of dictatorship lighting a joint is now legal in washington. >> i hope that nobody in the world will be sent to prison for taking drugs ever again. i hope that anybody who lies a drug problem will get help. >> and he is the monster of concrete with curbs. capitald his nation's and touched the world. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. after days of demonstrations, the egyptian president has appeared on national television to try to allay fears over his leadership. muhamed morsi sa
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Dec 25, 2012 4:00pm PST
have a look at what you have been read og online. in new york, police say the man who shot the two volunteer firefighters on monday in upstate new york before killing himself had left a note saying he wanted to do what he liked best, killing people. william spengler had serious health problems and was carrying three guns. his older sister, cheryl, who he reportedly hated is missing. jag klugman passed, age 90. he trained himself to speak again and returned to acting in the 1990's. it is the 40th anniversary of the bombing of hanoi. american bombers pounded large parts of northern vietnam. over 20,000 tons of explosives were dropped and over 1,000 vet noah meeze were killed. >> you are watching "bbc world news." these are the headlines. egypt's new constitution is approved by more than 60% of voters who took part in the referendum. queen elizabeth has praised the volunteers who helped stage the diamond jubilee celebrations as well as the olympics and paraolympics. on the same day pope benedict prayed for piece in nigeria, gunmen struck at a service in the north. the attackers opened
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Dec 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
from new york. a is by words and -- by far the worst offender, but it is not the only one. can we expect more revelations? >> we can expect more. a dozen or more involved in one way or another, and u.b.s. was working in concert with a number of brokers, so this is a huge scandal, and so far we have only had the dell's from two banks -- barkley's and u.b.s. and -- had details from two banks -- barclays and u.b.s.. what we thought was a scandalous tale, u.b.s. is making it look like nothing, so who knows what might be coming next? >> we hear a lot of jargon, but what does this mean for us? what impact does it have on our ability to get mortgages and car loans and things like that? >> basically none. the manipulations were small. traders would make for a rate go up or down a bit, just a few hundredths of a percentage point. that could make millions of dollars in trading. , so what they did is they made your mortgage a little bit more cheaper or a little more expensive. it probably even out. in the end there was a systemic attempt to lower interest rates, so if you were a borrower you
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news america." an indian woman who was gang raped in delhi has died at. last-minute talks at the white house over the fiscal cliff ends with no announcement of a deal. a 6-year-old british girl abducted by her father and taken to pakistan is reunited with her mother in the u.k. welcome to "bbc world news." also to come, no where to pray for moslems in athens. and a quite at hollywood that revolution, making big returns to the silver screen. >>> breaking news coming to us from singapore. in the past few minutes, it was just announced that the indian woman who was gang raped in delhi earlier this month that has caused national average has died. she was being treated at a hospital in singapore where she was on
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Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm PST
family fled to japan. but in new york at the epicenter of new technology and ideas, that eventually became his home. and at a time when people were not expected to interact with technology, he invited participation. >> we have his random access, which shows the artist having read -- the constructed a real to real audio decker he invites the audience to interact with the trucks on our own with the device. >> why did he do this? and how is it relevant today? >> he was the first artist to the construct technology and give it back to west. it is a metaphor for what we're going through today with the internet and the technology that we deal with on a day-to-day basis. >> he knew that television would change the world. and his art embraces it, sometimes playfully, sometimes obscure. he defined a new visual medium that is now at the center of our to the 21st century. he was really the first person to use technology in ways that today, we take for granted. he predicted the power of television, how electronic media could bring us all together, and what you see here are his ideas. decades lat
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Dec 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
sense. nothing much happened for a long time. jeff buckley comes to new york city and becomes the most buzz about young artist in 1992, 93. rediscovers -- he discovers "hallelujah" and entered it into his said. he died drowning in the mississippi river and this mythologies starts to grow around him and more and more people go back to his music and "hallelujah" becomes a real time epitaph for this tragic and figure. more and more artists started to cover it. everybody from willie nelson to katie lang to michael bolton. all kinds of people began to record the song. is very easy to be cynical that music does not mean as much as it used to, not as important as the ec to be. it can mean an incredible amount to a wide range of people. it is seen as this kind of sacred pop song and a modern hiymn. even when you suffer the pain and heartbreak of what life throws at you, you have to stand in wonder at a life and living. >> a haunting and them. how "hallelujah" became a global hit. we hope to see you back here tomorrow. until then, you can find constant updates on our website. for all of us
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Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
harrison's concert for bangladesh in new york. he preferred to keep his distance. >> i could have made billions by now, but i never thought of that. i wanted to keep the sanctity of music. >> two of his daughters became musicians. the jazz singer nora jones and a sitar player like her father. >> what is great about my relationship with him is we have a father daughter relationship. we have a teacher and student relationship and are also musical collaborators and perform together, so it is a very tight-knit, very close relationship. >> he was a man for whom music was part of an oral tradition handed down from two route to route. -- from guru to guru. and art with which she inspired musicians for 70 years. >> he died at the age of 92. he will be missed by music lovers around the world. that brings the program to a close. you can get updates on our web site. if you would like to reach me, you can follow me on a switcher. i will see you tomorrow. -- on twitter. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation o
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Dec 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
york. the governor of new york state has called what happened in at the small town a senseless act of violence. it comes just 10 days after a shooting killed 26 people at a connecticut primary school. a report from washington. >> a fire in the early morning in a comfortable lakeside community. the phone call that brought forth small town firefighters to the blaze, and out of nowhere, a tragedy on christmas eve. >> all four firefighters were shot at the scene. one firefighter was able to flee the scene on his own, and the other three were p&l in the location. >> two firefighters died of their wounds at the fire, and it took an armored personnel carrier to evacuate residents. the town is distraught. >> it is a very difficult situation. >> a heightened awareness to this kind of violence in light of what happened in connecticut, and i just want everyone to remember that it is christmas eve. we have families who are in pain and crisis today. >> all week, they have been burying the dead in newtown, connecticut, and all week, the argument over the kind of guns available in america and the
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Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
united nations building in new york. it made niemeyer's mainame. in 1996 he received -- in 1956 he received the commission of a lifetime. he was asked to design the capitol building in brazil. the buildings he produced and became instant icons and an inspiration to the next generation of architects. >> he was an influence on my becoming an architect so long ago. and he was just incredibly creative until the end. his passion was architecture, but his passion was life. that is why he lived so long. >> the 1964 military coup in brazil led to the openly communist niemeyer leading to live in paris. he returned some years later and ensure the before his 90th birthday produced this. the museum of contemporary art. a spectacular masterpiece. oscar niemeyer never stopped working, were stopped believing that architecture could make the world a better place. which most would agree in his case, it did. >> finally tonight, this incredible new view of our planet. these images were captured by a nasa satellite traveling some 800 kilometers above earth. the satellite is usually used for looking at
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Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
. >> a brief time ago, i discussed the case in new york. are they turning a blind eye to this alleged money-laundering? >> i think what happened is that the company was involved in sinbad housekeeping. they were very neglectful to the point that systematically, for several years, they failed to keep a close eye on who they were doing business with. in particular, in the case of money coming in mexico into the united states, they did not really ask any questions about why why there would be so many transfers and cash. the flow of money kept increasing at a time when a number of people working in the compliance office was decreasing. separately, we saw examples of the bank stripping details for who these transfers of money were coming from, making it virtually impossible that in some cases were countries sanctioned by america. >> another british bank reaching a settlement, a similar claims in the case of transferring money such as iran and sudan. those involved were considerably less that that is why it was shocking in some sense, because the scale and how long this went on for. >> it s
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Dec 18, 2012 5:30pm EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i'm kathy kaye. the white house says it will push from -- for tighter gun control days after the school shooting shattered new town. they tried to help children and five women are shot dead in pakistan simply for distributing polio vaccines. jansing into the future decades ago, one electronic superhighway long before many even knew he was being built. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and elsewhere around the globe. four days after the mass shootings in newtown, conn., the funerals continue for the 22 becomes lost their lives. and while the town mourns, the white house issued its strongest indication yet
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Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
bbc.com/news. >> funding of this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. - i love strawberries! and today we're going to the enchanted garden to pick some! and then we're going to learn how crayons are made at the crayon factory! i'm so glad you're coming with us! be right back! is made possible in part by... the richard king mellon foundation. dedicated for over sixty years to south western pennsylvania's quality of life, and competitive future. and by these pittsburg foundations. working together to enhance and enrich the lives of children for more than seventy-five years. and by the arthur vining davis foundations. dedicated to strengthening america's future t
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Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
mexico. it will bring more rain and snow, this time washington and new york could be hit as well. >> a wicket when to remix is wreaking havoc on the nation's midsection. -- a wicked winter remix is wreaking havoc on the nation's midsection. this has ruined plans for tens of thousands. the national weather service says the heaviest the commissions will be in northern pennsylvania. and parts of the northeast, they are taking the snow in stride. >> i love it. this is part of living in new england. >> standard new england weather. >> this is mostly bringing heavy rain and strong winds of up to 70 miles per hour. this is causing more problems for travelers. at least 355 have been cancelled today. in the last 24 hours, it has been more than 2400. power was knocked out from texas to vermont. people in ohio are trying to clean up the mess. from texas to alabama, at least 34 tornadoes touched down. today, people are picking up the debris. the death toll from the winter storm has risen. so far, at least nine people have been killed. >> there are police everywhere. >> police are cautioning driver
WHUT
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am EST
this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. >>> building a coalition. politicians in japan worked to form a new government under the guidance of the man who will soon take over as top leader. shinzo abe is wasting little time getting back to the job he once held, japanese prime minister. his liberal democratic party clinched a landslide
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
in new york at the epicenter of new technology and ideas, that eventually became his home. and at a time when people were not expected to interact with technology, he invited participation. >> we have his random access, which shows the artist having read -- the constructed a real to real audio decker he invites the audience to interact with the trucks on our own with the device. >> why did he do this? and how is it relevant today? >> he was the first artist to the construct technology and give it back to west. it is a metaphor for what we're going through today with the internet and the technology that we deal with on a day-to-day basis. >> he knew that television would change the world. and his art embraces it, sometimes playfully, sometimes obscure. he defined a new visual medium that is now at the center of our to the 21st century. he was really the first person to use technology in ways that today, we take for granted. he predicted the power of television, how electronic media could bring us all together, and what you see here are his ideas. decades later compaq now reality. --
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
nations building in new york. it made niemeyer's mainame. in 1996 he received -- in 1956 he received the commission of a lifetime. he was asked to design the capitol building in brazil. the buildings he produced and became instant icons and an inspiration to the next generation of architects. >> he was an influence on my becoming an architect so long ago. and he was just incredibly creative until the end. his passion was architecture, but his passion was life. that is why he lived so long. >> the 1964 military coup in brazil led to the openly communist niemeyer leading to live in paris. he returned some years later and ensure the before his 90th birthday produced this. the museum of contemporary art. a spectacular masterpiece. oscar niemeyer never stopped working, were stopped believing that architecture could make the world a better place. which most would agree in his case, it did. >> finally tonight, this incredible new view of our planet. these images were captured by a nasa satellite traveling some 800 kilometers above earth. the satellite is usually used for looking at weather
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Dec 5, 2012 5:30pm EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i'm kathy kaye. supporters and opponents in egypt of president morsi fight outside the palace in cairo. villages are flattened and hundreds are killed. and remembering the legendary sound of dave brubeck, a jazz pianist whose impact went far beyond the world of music. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and elsewhere around the globe. in egypt tonight, pitched battles on the streets of cairo and -- between supporters and opponents of the president there. there have been violent clashes for the second day outside the presidential power us -- palace in cairo. demonstrators have been during petrol bombs. four
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Dec 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
nearby new york. today, the elementary school was robbed of it and since joining colorblind and virginia tech of the grim roll call of loss. -- joining columbine and virginia tech of the grim roll- call of loss. >> what are the police saying? do we know any more about what happened? >> >> police are not saying very much, actually. they have not officially released the name of the gunmen but they have confirmed there was only one. they were arguing that there might have been a key. what we h been hearing unofficially is that he was a 20-year-old who was the son of a teacher at the school. the way he was described was completely dressed in black carrying two handguns. he stopped at the principal's office, shot the principal, scott the school psychologist, injured the vice principal and then continued on to the kindergarten class where his mother was a teacher. most of the shootings took place in two wombrooms. the children that were killed were apparently very on. we have heard that two children who were in hospitals have passed away now, so that brings the number of children kill
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Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm PST
to her death. >> a prank call that had horrible consequences. let's go to new york or there has been an outcome in a sexual assault case involving dominique strauss-kahn. the former imf chief was accused of rape, but he has avoided an embarrassing jury trial by reaching a financial settlement. >> absolutely nothing at all. the judge said the terms of the settlement or confidential. we do not know how much money was paid out to nafissatou diallo in order to avoid a trial. the criminal case collapsed last year because the prosecution decided that nafissatou diallo was not a credible witness. she insisted that she was the victim of attempted rape and the victim of violent sexual assault. she brought a civil case for damages against dominique strauss-kahn. that is an end to that side of it. >> a lot of people thinking, i would be very happy if i never heard anything about dsk again. >> he is trying to get charges in france drawn-out bear. there are charges that he was linked to a prostitution ring. he will try to get a judge dismissed those charges. it is an extraordinary case and we do
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Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
editor at large. on wednesday, they join me from new york. the first collective, what do you make of him? >> is quite remarkable. tens of thousands of people are paying for his blood. he showed flashes of a sense of humor. third time magazine, the worst fears about a muslim brotherhood. they are not coming true. >> you interviewed him after he awarded himself these powers. >> the argument is that he is trying to protect democracy. >> they have tried to, in his words, undermine the democratic process. the courts would again interfere, dissolve the constitution that they have done once before. he understands the optics of this. a desire to be practical, he was being political. he would look to his countrymen as very dictatorial. i was impressed by how comfortable he was. he was a fairly even killed person. he might be a little more flustered and stiffer than usual. >> he seems to make this tactical error. the revolution is not at risk here? >> i believe that he certainly thinks that. as a president, he thinks he is doing what is in the best interests, and what is less certain is how he
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Dec 17, 2012 4:00pm PST
possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world - (yawning): hi, neighbor. today i'm going to get ready for school. and tonight we can pretend to be superheroes before bed! i'm excited to be with you all day. and i'll be right back. is made possible in part by... the richard king mellon foundation. dedicated for over sixty years to south western pennsylvania's quality of life, and competitive future. and by these pittsburg foundations. working together to enhance and enrich the lives of children for more than seventy-five years. and by the arthur vining davis foundations. dedicated to strengthening america's future through education. adcasting, dedicated to strengthening america's future and contributions to your pbs station, from
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Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
/news. >> funding of this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> this is n.b.r. >> susie: good evening everyone. i'm susie gharib. with just 15 days to go, the president and house speaker boehner, meet again for negotiations on the fiscal cliff. with new taxes for millionaires now on the table, are the talks reaching a new level? >> tom: i'm tom hudson. what happens to stock prices if we go over the cliff, what could higher taxes and government spending cuts mean for your portfolio? >> susie: and sprint agrees to pay just over $2 billion to buy the rest of cellular technology company clearwire it doesn't already own.
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. >>> welcome to nhk world "newsline." authorities in north korea are pressing ahead with their plans to launch what they call a rocket. south korean government officials say their neighbors are sending up a missile. they say it has a range of more than 10,000 kilometers, capable of reaching the s.
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. captioning sponsored by wpbt >> this is n.b.r. >> susie: good evening, everyone. i'm susie gharib. citigroup announces major layoffs, cutting 11,000 jobs. is this a sign of things to come in corporate america? >> tom: i'm tom hudson. president obama tries to win over top business leaders, warning republicans are holding the global economy hostage over the fiscal cliff.
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Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
moment. stay with us on "bbc world news." a lot more to come. >> makes sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding of this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. >>> coming up, in haiti we report on one successful ministry of healing and shelter. despite natural disaster and failed bury rock sees. >> the surprise to everybody including to us is that we could do it all pretty much without batting an eye lash. >> a prominent evangelical leader reflects on 25 years in the culture wars.
Search Results 0 to 34 of about 35 (some duplicates have been removed)